RI S0251 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on March 29 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-29 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Extends requirement to collect sales tax to remote sellers in a way that conforms to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision making it easier for states to compel collection of the sales tax from retailers who do not have a physical presence in their state.

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Sales And Use Tax--non-collecting Retailers, Referrers, And Retail Sale Facilitators Act


Roll Calls

2019-03-26 - House - Passage in concurrence (Y: 66 N: 6 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-12 - Senate - Passage (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-03-29SenateSigned by Governor
2019-03-28SenateTransmitted to Governor
2019-03-26HouseHouse passed Sub A in concurrence
2019-03-22HousePlaced on House Calendar (03/26/2019)
2019-03-21HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A in concurrence
2019-03-15HouseScheduled for consideration (03/21/2019)
2019-03-13HouseReferred to House Finance
2019-03-12SenateSenate passed Sub A
2019-03-06SenatePlaced on Senate Calendar (03/12/2019)
2019-03-05SenateCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-03-01SenateProposed Substitute
2019-03-01SenateScheduled for consideration (03/05/2019)
2019-02-26SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-02-22SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/26/2019)
2019-02-12SenateMeeting postponed (02/12/2019)
2019-02-08SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2019-02-07SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Finance

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